The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS March 30/19 .

Doh! Dough.

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Doh! I was so busy yesterday I missed my personal deadline for Stream of Consciousness Saturday . Yes LindaGHill said : “Your challenge for this week’s #SoCs is Doh! / Dough. Use one use both but make sure you have fun”

Well what can I say Doh! accompanied by either hitting yourself on the head, embarrassment or annoyance is a perfect exspleitif first coined by Homer Simpson.

Dough on the other hand can be two different things. The original meaning of the word is what you make when making bread , you need to knead dough when making bread or doughnuts. Which reminds me doughnuts are Homer Simpson’s favourite food intact I think they are part of his staple diet, if not his staple diet!

The other is a more modern use for the word dough and it refers to money. As in “You need to work to earn the dough” or “that costs a lot of dough!”

Just a thought do you remember the Pillsbury Doughboy. The Pillsbury flour company made numerous adverts staring the cute dough boy who was always being poked and prodded by a human finger. The adverts spanned 1965 to 2017.

And now an Acrostic poem about and spelling Dough.

Don’t forget to knead the dough

Or your loaves will not grow

Unless you put the work in

Get it right or your bread will be thin

Happy bread will sell and dough you’ll win.

14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. robertawrites235681907
    Mar 31, 2019 @ 15:42:48

    Very nice response, Willow. I didn’t manage to do this weeks prompt.

    Reply

  2. Ritu
    Mar 31, 2019 @ 15:56:02

    I used to work on the help line for General Mills, which is the parent company for JusRol! Loved the Doughboy!

    Reply

  3. John Holton
    Mar 31, 2019 @ 18:33:17

    The ad agency that created the Pillsbury Doughboy was based in Chicago, and Mary met the guy who came up with the idea for him. I think he’s been around at least 50 years now.

    Reply

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